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Congress top leaders to meet today to chalk out strategy for upcoming Parliament session

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A core group of leaders will meet on Wednesday to discuss the strategy for the upcoming Parliament session, sources said.

Top leaders including, Ghulam Nabi Azad, P Chidambaram, Ashok Gehlot, Mallikarjun Kharge, Ahmed Patel, Jairam Ramesh, Randeep Surjewala and K C Venugopal, who are part of the core group headed by senior party AK Antony, will be present in the meeting which is slated to take place later today in the war room at 15, Gurdwara Rakabganj Road, here.

However, will not attend the meeting as she will embark on her maiden visit to her parliamentary constituency, after winning from the seat in the recently concluded elections.

According to sources, the party will also discuss the appointment of of Congress in the and Congress Rahul Gandhi's unwillingness to continue as

Besides Rahul, Shashi Tharoor, Manish Tewari, and among others are some probable names who would lead the party in The appointment will be finalised by Sonia.

Mallikarjun Kharge, who was elected as of the Congress in Lok Sabha during 2014-19, is not the race after losing the Lok Sabha election from Gulbarga constituency.

Besides this, the party leaders would decide on the names for the (CPP) secretary, and two in Lok Sabha.

On June 1, Sonia was elected as the leader of for the fourth consecutive term after the

The first meeting of 17th Lok Sabha members will take place on June 17. Newly elected members will take oath on June 17 and 18. The Speaker's election will be held on June 19.

Budget will be presented on July 5.

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First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 10:48 IST